Dr Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil

Dr Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil is Deputy CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia.

Email: mazamadil@iais.org.my

The Dangerous Drug Act 1952 has been amended twice. In 1975, Section 39B was inserted, introducing the death penalty, life imprisonment and flogging as punishments. A further amendment in 1983 made death penalty mandatory for drug trafficking. There is, however, an ongoing global debate on whether drug-related offences should carry capital punishment. To date, the worldwide trend is towards abolishing the death penalty for such offences.........................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

 

Rang undang-undang bagi pindaan Akta Pembaharuan (Perkahwinan dan Perceraian) 1976 atau dikenali sebagai Akta 164 yang diluluskan baru-baru ini adalah pendekatan yang telah diambil dalam menangani isu penukaran agama kepada Islam oleh salah seorang pasangan yang berkahwin secara sivil......................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

The question as to whether it is Islamically permissible to invest in Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB)/Amanah Saham Nasional (ASN) continues to receive polarised responses in Malaysia. It came up again recently at the Selangor Fatwa Committee meeting (April 27), when a fatwa was issued declaring ASB/ASN investments to be permissible for Muslims........................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

 

Historically, discrimination against women is not peculiar. It happened globally and in almost all civilisations. Women were often treated as their husbands’ properties. They were denied the right to own property or to exercise any civil or public positions. There are many examples of such deprivation across Europe and Asia. For instance, during the 16th to 18th centuries, women in England were denied the right to cast their votes in elections, let alone to contest a seat in Parliament or representative councils.......................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

Friday, 19 May 2017 11:22

Custody, religion of minors

Child custody refers to the upbringing of children that includes the responsibility to provide protection, love, care, education, shelter and management to the child. Generally, in determining the legal custodian of a child, the court will first and foremost ensure that the child’s welfare is well-protected......................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

Thursday, 26 January 2017 10:00

Increase role of National Fatwa Council

The establishment of fatwa institutions can be traced back to before Independence. Each state’s Islamic council housed its own mufti, and a mufti also served as judge (kadi) and presided over cases at the syariah court. From a legal perspective, the personal views of a mufti are not considered as fatwas. An official fatwa can only be issued collectively through the respective states’ fatwa committee chaired by the mufti. A fatwa is only binding upon Muslims in the state it is issued, provided it receives the sultan’s consent and completes its gazette period. The problem is that fatwas often conflict at the national and state levels, thus becoming a source of confusion to the Muslim masses.................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

SETIAP tahun, Sabtu pertama bulan Jun, negara kita menyambut ulang tahun keputeraan Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah dipilih oleh sembilan raja Melayu sebagai Yang di-Pertuan Agong sekarang, iaitu yang ke-14 pada Oktober 2011 dan menaiki takhta pada 13 Disem­ber 2011. Tempoh lima tahun Tuan­ku Abdul Halim menduduki takhta jawatan itu akan tamat pada Disember tahun ini.....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

PADA 26 Mei lalu, Presiden Pas, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang membentangkan Rang Undang-undang Persendirian bagi meminda seksyen 2 Akta Mahkamah Syariah (Bidang Kuasa Jenayah) 1965 (Pindaan 1984). Tujuannya bagi meningkatkan bidang kuasa mahkamah syariah yang terhad iaitu denda RM5,000 sahaja, atau tiga tahun penjara atau/dan sebat enam kali kepada bidang kuasa yang lebih mengikut syariah kecuali hukuman bunuh....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

DALAM masyarakat berbilang kaum di Malaysia, isu penentuan agama dan hak penja­gaan anak sering menjadi perbahasan apabila salah satu pihak yang perkahwinannya didaftarkan di bawah Akta Pembaharuan Undang-undang (Perkahwinan dan Perceraian) 1976 (Akta 1976) memeluk agama Islam. Pemelukan Islam oleh salah seorang pasangan ini menjadi asas kepada pembubaran perkahwinan....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

Seruan kepada hak asasi manusia yang tidak terbatas sedang menular di Barat.  Salah satu daripada tuntutan hak asasi manusia yang bertunjangkan kepada hak asasi manusia semata-mata tanpa garis panduan agama ialah tuntutan hak golongan lesbian, gay, biseksual dan transgender (LGBT)....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

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